On April 2nd, 2023, Newcastle United faced Manchester United in the English Premier League. The match ended with a 2-0 victory for Newcastle United, who climbed to third place in the league table after their win.


The first half of the match was a tight affair with few chances for either side. However, Newcastle United broke the deadlock shortly after the break when Joe Willock scored from close range in the 65th minute. Callum Wilson doubled Newcastle’s lead in the 88th minute, and they secured all three points.

The result was significant for both sides as it saw Newcastle jump above Manchester United into third place in the Premier League table. It was also their first win against Manchester United since October 2019, having failed to win any of their previous five meetings.

Overall it was an impressive performance from Newcastle United, who took advantage of their chances and held on for a deserved victory.


Newcastle United: Pope; Trippier, Schar, Botman, Burn; Longstaff, Guimaraes, Willock; Murphy, Isak, Saint-Maximin

Manchester United: de Gea; Dalot, Varane, Martinez, Shaw; McTominay, Sabitzer; Anthony, Fernandez, Rashford; Weghorst

Key Stats

  • Possession: Newcastle United (46%) – Manchester United (54%)
  • Total Shots: Newcastle United (22) – Manchester United (6)
  • Shots on Target: Newcastle United (6) – Manchester United (1)
  • Corner Kicks: Newcastle United (7) – Manchester United (4)

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